The illuminator!, developed by Lewis C. Hill II (Advisor Dr. James Oliver) @ Iowa State University's Virtual Reality Applications Center, converts realtime audio input into 16 frequency bands which are used to animate virtual imagery. The poster below tells the story. Stay posted for more images and videos of the application.
Check this link for a video of an Interactive Dance Performance with Co_Motion Dance Theatre Featuring CO-Motion Dance Theatre and the Virtual Reality Applications Center. This video features the water fountain and factory scene pictured in the poster above. Select this link to start the movie or click on the images below.
Photo: Scott Hildebrand/Iowa State Daily
Lewis Hill, graduate student in human computer interaction, uses the Virtual Reality Application Center's C4 facility in Howe Hall to demonstrate a project he has been working on that creates three-dimensional immersive models that react to music.
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Images of MidiViz and Illuminator are featured on the Human Computer Interaction program web page located at this link. One of the images is given below.
Here is a link to the Midi Viz Application. This app is a companion to the Illuminator project which features realtime MIDI keyboard input.
Also, visit my website below for audio, video, and more virtual reality.